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Falklands’ lawmaker Jan Cheek meets PM Cameron at 10 Downing Street

Thursday, December 6th 2012 - 21:22 UTC
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British Overseas Territories’ leaders were invited for tea by PM Cameron (Photo: FCO) British Overseas Territories’ leaders were invited for tea by PM Cameron (Photo: FCO)

Leaders of British Overseas Territories, including Falkland Islands Member of Legislative Assembly Jan Cheek met with the British Prime Minister at Number 10 Downing Street on Wednesday afternoon.

MLA Cheek and MLA Sharon Halford are in London attending the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council. It meets for the first time to drive forward implementation of the White Paper: The Overseas Territories: Security, Success and Sustainability.

Speaking to Penguin News from London MLA Cheek said: “I felt the meetings went well and we participated in all sessions. The visit to No 10 was very pleasant and began with the walk up the staircase lined with photographs of past Prime Ministers.”

They were then joined by the Prime Minister for tea and, “he made a point of speaking to everyone and is clearly well briefed on the issues affecting each territory”, said MLA Cheek.

Categories: Politics, Falkland Islands.

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  • Joe Bloggs

    I've never had photos of so many FB friends on a Mercopress article before and Jan isn't one of them. LOL!

    Very capable lady and nobody's fool is our MLA Cheek. God bless you.

    Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:57 pm 0
  • ProRG_American

    What a bunch of brown nosers. Is the “Ghana” unofficial colony representative in the group?

    Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:05 pm 0
  • Islas Malvinas

    Nice pic of the emperial family.

    Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:11 am 0
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